Regional and National Regulatory & Policy Documents

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Europe

Council of Europe (CE), "Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with Regard to the Application of Biology and Medicine: Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine", (1997) 48:1 Int. Dig. Hlth. Leg. 99, http://conventions.coe.int/treaty/en/Treaties/Html/164.htm (date accessed: August 14, 2006).

Council of Europe (CE), "Recommendation No R (97)5 of the Committee of Ministers to Member States on the Protection of Medical Data", 1997, http://cm.coe.int/ta/rec/1997/97r5.html (date accessed: August 14, 2006).

Council of Europe (CE), "Recommendation No. R (94) 11 of the Committee of Ministers to Member States on Screening as a Tool of Preventive Medicine", (1994) 46:1 Int. Dig. Hlth. Leg. 13, http://cm.coe.int/ta/rec/1994/94r11.htm (date accessed: August 14, 2006).

Council of Europe (CE), "Recommendation No. R (92)3 of the Committee of Ministers to Member States on Genetic Testing and Screening for Health Care Purposes", (1992) 43:2 Int. Dig. Hlth. Leg., 284, http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/instree/coerecr92-3.html(date accessed: August 14, 2006).

Council of Europe (CE), "Recommendation No. R (90)13 of the Committee of Ministers to Member States on Prenatal Genetic Screening, Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis and Associated Genetic Counselling", (1990) 41:4 Int. Dig. Hlth. Leg., 615, http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/instree/coerecr90-13.html (date accessed: August 14, 2006).

Council of Europe (CE), "Recommendation 1100 on the Use of Human Embryos and Foetuses in Scientific Research", Strasbourg , February 2, 1989 , http://assembly.coe.int/Documents/AdoptedText/ta89/EREC1100.htm (date accessed: August 14, 2006).

European Parliament, "Resolution on the Commission Communication on Life Sciences and Biotechnology - A strategy for Europe" (COM(2002)27-C5-0260/2002-2002/2123(COS)), Strasbourg , November 21, 2002 , http://europa.eu.int/eur-lex/pri/en/oj/dat/2002/c_055/c_05520020302en00030032.pdf (date accessed: August 14, 2006)

Australia

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), "National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Research Involving Humans", Australia , 1999, http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/publications/synopses/e35syn.htm (date accessed: August 15, 2006).

Infertility Treatment Authority, "Genetic Testing and the Requirements of the Infertility Treatment Act 1995: Policy in Relation to the Use of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis for Genetic Testing", Melbourne , Developed March 2002, Reviewed 2005, Adopted April 2006, http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/publications/synopses/e35syn.htm (date accessed: August 22, 2006).

Israel

Israel Government, "Genetic Information Law, 5761-2000", (2000), December 13, 2000 , http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Health/GeneticInformationLaw.pdf (date accessed: August 15, 2006)

Latvia

Latvia/Government, "Human Genome Research Law", July 3, 2002 , http://bmc.biomed.lu.lv/gene/print/Human%20Genome%20Research%20Law,%20Latvia.doc (date accessed: August 15, 2006) (Unofficial translation by the Biomedical Research and Study Centre)

Norway

Norway / Government, "Law No. 100 on the Use of Biotechnology in Human Medicine (The Biotechnology Law)", (2003) 54: Int. Dig. Hlth. Leg., http://www.bion.no/lov/Biotechnology_act_MASTER.pdf (date accessed: August 15, 2006).

United Kingdom

Association of British Insurers (ABI), Department of Health of the United Kingdom , "Concordat and moratorium on genetics and insurance", London , March 14, 2005 , http://www.dh.gov.uk/assetRoot/04/10/60/50/04106050.pdf (date accessed: August 15, 2006).

United Kingdom - Department of Health, "Code of practice and guidance with respect to genetic paternity testing services", January 1 2002, http://www.dh.gov.uk/assetRoot/04/07/82/96/04078296.pdf (date accessed: August 15, 2006).

United Kingdom / Department of Health, "Laboratory Services for Genetics", London , August 2000, http://www.dh.gov.uk/assetRoot/04/07/82/29/04078229.pdf(date accessed: August 15, 2006).

United States

American Medical Association (AMA), "H-460.931 Genetics Testing Legislation", Chicago, January 1996, http://www.ama-assn.org/apps/pf_new/pf_online?f_n=browse&doc=policyfiles/HnE/H-460.931.HTM (date accessed : August 15, 2006).

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), "Genetic Nondiscrimination in Health Insurance and Employment Act S. 318/H.R. 602", Washington DC , November 12, 2003 , http://www.rarediseases.org/nord/washington/washington/employmentact (date accessed: August 15, 2006).

President's Council on Bioethics, "Reproduction and Responsibility: The Regulation of Biotechnology", Washington , March 31, 2004 , http://www.bioethics.gov/reports/reproductionandresponsibility/_pcbe_final_reproduction_
and_responsibility.pdf
(date accessed: August 15, 2006).

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, "Compliance Manual - Section 902, Definition of the term Disability", Washington, march 15, 1995, 'page last modified on February 1,2000'; http://www.eeoc.gov/policy/docs/902cm.html (date accessed: August 15, 2006).

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) - Food and Drug Administration (FDA), "Guidance for industry: Pharmacogenomic data submissions" (Procedural, Updated March 31, 2005 ), Rockville , November 1 2003 , http://www.fda.gov/cber/gdlns/pharmdtasub.htm (date accessed: August 15, 2006).

United States Senate, An act to prohibit discrimination on the basis of genetic information with respect to health insurance and employment, "S.1053, Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2003 (Engrossed as Agreed to or passed by Senate)", Washington, october 14, 2003, http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?c108:5:./temp/~c108Tfhxqk:: (date accessed: August 15, 2006).

U.S. Department of Energy - Office of Energy Research, "The Genetic Privacy Act and Commentary", Boston , February 28, 1995 , http://www.ornl.gov/TechResources/Human_Genome/resource/privacy/privacy1.html (date accessed: August 15, 2006).



 

 

 

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